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How bad is it to push back a start date? Background check is taking ages and it’s going to overlap - don’t want to hand notice until it goes through

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Understandable if clear reason for doing so - which there is. Talk to the recruiter

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I did push mine by 2 weeks and had absolutely no problems with PwC… Experian was useless and the worst part of my onboarding experience…

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why would anyone fail background check

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Sounds like a good weekend

Not too bad, you are playing safe, totally legit reason in my view

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Lots of people start while their background check is still ongoing, this shouldn't be a problem for you.

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I’m not sure this is a thing… background checks are a must in most firms to confirm employment… I have never heard of a company that allows people to start without the checks being completed..

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